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Germany Notgeld Aachen Ocher Grosche  1920
Germany Notgeld Aachen Ocher Grosche 1920

Notgeld, or emergency money is the term applied to coins like this one. During World War I rampant inflation overtook Germany and there were severe coin shortages. To support commerce, individual cities and towns issued money, like this piece from Aachen.

We have a page [Click Here] about notgeld in general. They are avidly collected today.

This piece is rather common. Typical catalog values are:

worn: $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: $3
well preserved: $10
fully uncirculated: $45

Use our Important Terminology page to interpret catalog values.

Coin: 16630 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: Steve, Tue, 04-Mar-2014 04:44:22 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Tue, 04-Mar-2014 16:34:10 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Sat, 20-Feb-2016 21:10:46 GMT
Requester description: 1920 OBVERSE: Head/bust of a woman facing left and the town or city name Aachen on bottom right. REVERSE: Displays value number 1 and OCHER and GROSCHE and the date 1920 on the bottom
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